Coastal South Carolina 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

27 Active Adult Communities in Coastal South Carolina

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Mid $100s–Low $1Ms

8,200 Homes

50+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Hilton Head Plantation

Hilton Head Island, SC

Low $200s–High $3Ms

4,500 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

New and Resale Homes

Hilton Head Lakes

Hardeeville, SC

High $100s–Low $600s

1,800 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Del Webb Charleston

Summerville, SC

Mid $100s–Mid $300s

1,000 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Hampton Lake

Bluffton, SC

Low $300s–Low $700s

900 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

The Bays of Prince Creek

Murrells Inlet, SC

Low $200s–Mid $400s

799 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Below $100k–High $100s

692 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Myrtle Trace

Conway, SC

Low $100s–Low $200s

518 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

The Haven

Bluffton, SC

Mid $200s–High $300s

500 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Surfside Beach Club

Surfside Beach, SC

High $100s–High $300s

498 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Low $200s–High $300s

460 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Woodlake Village

Murrells Inlet, SC

Mid $100s–High $100s

448 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Cresswind Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC

Low $200s–Mid $300s

400 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Low $200s–High $400s

400 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Low $100s–Low $300s

325 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Baynard Park

Bluffton, SC

Low $200s–Low $400s

309 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

StoneGate at Prince Creek

Murrells Inlet, SC

Low $200s–High $300s

174 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Parmelee

Murrells Inlet, SC

Mid $100s–High $100s

158 Homes

No Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

High $100s–Mid $200s

150 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

High $100s–High $200s

133 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Abbey Glen

Hardeeville, SC

High $100s–High $200s

112 Homes

No Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

The Pines at Gahagan

Summerville, SC

High $100s–Low $300s

109 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Mid $100s–High $200s

102 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Meadows of St. Patrick

Murrells Inlet, SC

Mid $100s–High $200s

99 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Carillon at Tuscany

Myrtle Beach, SC

High $100s–High $200s

85 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Carillon at The Ponds

Summerville, SC

High $200s–Low $400s

56 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

High $400s–Mid $500s

43 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Overview

For many of South Carolina’s active adults, the coastal cities of Charleston, Myrtle Beach, and Hilton Head offer the ultimate in retirement living. Each offer their own historical, cultural and beach attractions which will entice some retirees to move across the county to one of these great South Carolina beach towns. Some of the more popular communities in this area are Del Webb Charleston, Seasons at Prince Creek West, and Sun City Hilton Head.

Climate & Geography

Residents of Coastal South Carolina enjoy a humid subtropical climate. The summer season is hot and humid with average daytime temperatures in the low to high 80’s. During the winter months residents can expect short and mild winters with average daytime temperatures in the high 50’s to low 60’s. Snowfall is very rare in this area of the country and only averages 33 days with frost on the ground. With its close proximity to the ocean and humid temperatures thunderstorms are not uncommon.

South Carolina active adults often settle in the costal area because of its beach town charm. Along with numerous beach towns there are also a few inhabited islands up and down the coastline. White sand beaches and marshlands make up a solid majority of the area. Some of South Carolina’s best active adult communities are located in and around this area. 

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Active adults will find no shortage of entertainment and recreation in South Carolina’s coastal region. Along with great culture and rich history there is a never-ending list of things to do in the area. Those who settle in the area have a myriad of opportunities to enjoy the arts. The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Carolina Opry, and the Charleston Museum are all popular attractions in the area.

Fishing, boating, hiking and camping are all popular among South Carolina active adults who enjoy the outdoors. There are many state and national parks offering endless outdoor recreation up and down the coastline. Maybe the most popular is the Francis Marion National Forest located just north of Charleston. Active adults looking to further their education can do so at one of the many colleges and universities such as the College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina University, and ITT Technical Institute. Golfers love the area for the many public and private courses offering play for all skill levels. The RBC Heritage is an annual PGA event which brings the best golfers in the world to Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living for active adults in South Carolina’s Coastal region is on par with the national average. Goods are taxed at 6% and counties have the ability to impose an additional 1%. Residents who are 85 or older are exempt from the additional 1%. The personal income tax consists of five brackets with a top rate of 7%. Local governments assess property taxes and residents are taxed at 4% of the property value.

Healthcare

Some of the best opportunities for healthcare are located in the Coastal region of South Carolina. Coastal Carolina Hospital located just west of Hilton Head Island was ranked as a top performer on key quality measures in the practices of surgical care and pneumonia. Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach is another top hospital in the area specializing in cardiac care and senior health. Active adults who choose to live in the Coastal South Carolina region are surrounded by excellent healthcare and medical services.

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